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Britain’s Communities Secretary Ruth Kelly has announced that “Councils will be told to axe translation services for immigrants to encourage them to learn English”
Miss Kelly said the £100million of taxpayers’ money spent every year on interpretation was being used as a “crutch” for foreigners to fail to integrate into British society.
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France has also announced that would-be immigrants will be tested for their knowledge of French language and culture before they come to France.
So, translators/interpreters who have depended on that “market” (immigrants) for their livelihood had better start thinking of diversifying!
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